Life is tough for veterans, especially female veterans. They have much to deal with and much to heal from: combat, physical and psychological wounds, sexual harassment and assault, trauma, stress, chains of command, the VA. Now more than ever these veterans are facing their problems head on. In this inspiring new book, Kirsten Holmstedt, trusted chronicler of women soldiers and veterans, tells the ups-and-downs stories of veterans struggling with the aftereffects of military service. Introduces us to more than a dozen female veterans from all branches of the military, from Vietnam through Iraq and Afghanistan Highlights where the military has succeeded and failed to help veterans"
Stories of Wounded Women Warriors and the Battles They Fight Long after They've Left the War Zone